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: they two, dan. thank you -- and >>> three people were killed in oakland overnight - as crime in that city soars. there have been 130 homicides in oakland so far - which is more than all of 20-11. tonight - grant lodes is standing by - with more on how the homicide numbers compare to other big cities. but first - j-r stone is here with more on the oakland violence. >> reporter: just yesterday the oakland chief of police and. jean quan spoke about the initiatives. to address the crime but here we go again. this morning, there were two men aboard gunned down shot multiple times at point-blank. these two men -- were gunned down at this region that is known for gun and drug violence. also, there were spacewoman that was found with a stab wounds and a man had a stab marks on his hands. we are going to deal with this crime scene that is escalating. and there are major challenges and oakland were all eyes are on the police department. >> we are going to try to help with these troubles .... it is the lack of confidence on the part of the public that the police department is not capable of dealing
area streets. over the weekend -- a record six-hundred guns in san francisco and oakland were turned in, during buy-back programs. kron 4's j.r. stone has more. >> revolvers, pistols, you name it, and it is likely that the oakland police department has collected over the weekend. between a gun buyback in oakland, san francisco, 600 were taken off the streets. 300 from oakland, too watered 96 from san francisco. that person we've received $200. and there were-296 recovered from san francisco with " no questions asked. just one day after massacre. >> we set it up at 9:00 a.m. and people were in at six a m. >> in this economic downturn people were so grateful for the money, the $200. people talked about the incredible need that there were feeling, economically. >> oakland and san francisco police said that the information from the guns will be put into a computer database. if it is not connected to a crime it is melted down. also illegal guns we are talking more about that by 6:00 p.m. story. j. r. stone, oakland, kron 4. >> we have much more coverage. more.tonight kron-4 will on the trag
this is just what we expected in richmond, and all, this wat moderate weather cell. and also over the oakland area, light rain over dublin, pleasanton and heavier rainfall pressing towards 680. consistently, light showers and down the peninsula with light rain over the water. light rain and pressing towards palo alto. we will continue with this rainfall for this evening. showers. this is a first part of a system that impacted us with moisture moving slow to the south. we have a another system just on the heels of this one. to the north, it is bracing towards your weekend. and we are already dealing with delays at visibility with j. r. stone. and also the weekend rainfall. details, coming up. >> pam: and our team starts tonight with kron 4's j-r stone. where the bad weather is hitting. during one of the busiest travel days of the year. j-r, we hear it's a big mess for southwest fliers in particular. >>reporter: you have got that correct there are delays all across the board. however, when it comes to south west it is a complete mess. this is video from the last one hour. you see how long the l
the contra costa county border meets with the oakland hillsthe heavy rain over the weekend saturated the hillside bringing down a significant amount of mud early monday morninghuge rocks like this one here landed right in the roadway the california highway patrol was on hand to direct traffic around this narrow pathwaybicyclists also had to navigate through the debris as one lane was completely blocked by the slide eventually pinehurst was closed by contra costa county public worksthis crew brought in a pair of heavy duty front loaders to clear the slidemud was collected and poured into dump trucksload after loaduntil the road was clearedand reopened to trafficon pinehurst road on the contra costa county oakland borderhaaziq madyun, kron 4news >> catherine: continuing our team coverage. also in the east bay. a road that keeps flooding has really frustrated a long-time resident. kron 4's justine waldman shows us the mudslide and what is being done to fix it. >> reporter: as soon as it started to rain victor husary knew this was going to happen. that is why he got out his cell phone an
dollars a day at west oakland. demand.small lot. it's two dollars a day on the peninsula. daly city, colma, south san francisco, san bruno and millbrae. six stations are free. south hayward, hayward, coliseum, richmond, concord and north concord. all other bart stations.and there are 32 of them.cost one dollar per day. so we're asking on our kron four facebook fan page.what do you think about this propsed change to parking fees.that would see some stations increase parking fees.and others decrease the cost.all based on demand.how quickly the lots fill up. join the conversation.i'll be reading comments later in the show. >>pam: clear skies around much of the bay area today. a big change from the recent wet weather. on the top right -- a live look from mount tamalpais. on the bottom right a live view of san francisco. take a look to the clouds, a beautiful backdrop to the skyline. i'm here in the weather center with jacquelyn jacquelyn -- is the rain behind us for now? >>jacqueline: we did see some fog this is a live look from the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see a pretty decent amount of
presence in oakland. we are there with kron4's haaziq madyun. he talked with police and the school district. >> "our police force is on alert" >> there is a heighten sense of awareness in the oakland unified school district in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shooting tragedy in conneticut >> "we want our children on our campuses and our parents and our citizens to feel that our campuses are safe, to see us out there as a presence" >> here you see officers at rossevelt elementary school greeting students on there way to classit is something that comes with having a daily police presence on school campuses in oaklandsays the district's spokesperson troy flint >> "we have a dedicated police staff attached to the school district we prepare for this" >> in addition to the school district having its own school police departmenta federal grant allows oakland police to station officers on 6 campuses in some higher crime areasanother advantage says flint when it comes to preparing for emergency situations >> "unfortunately we do deal with a lot of violence here in certain parts of oakla
(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. oakland city leaders, battling a big jump in a crime. today -- they're laying out new strategies. all this, as the city's police department faces record-low staffing levels. and previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. now for a look at the most recent crime statistics out of oakland. 119 murders this year -- that's up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. >> reporter: there 2012 policies did not work. the is what they've been saying, so the want to do two things, there were to contract out public safety experts that ephod crime in the los angeles, detroit, what advice to take and what approach to take. second, there would to neighborhood policing with five different areas. two of them in the east oakland area with captions on each one with crime-fighting specializing in their area. >> we have to do something. what we did last
into custody. >> a fan seriously hurt -- when he fell from the upperdeck of the oakland coliseum. it happened just as last night's raiders game was getting starting. kron4's will tran has the story. >> the man fell from the upper deck to the lower concourse. according to the alameda county sheriff's departed he fell 30 ft. he fell from inside the coliseum to the outside. the oakland police are classifying this as accidental. there are reports that he could have been jumping or it this could have been porsche. according to the investigators this was simply an accident. in fact, when they've responded it was a medical response. they could have taken him anywhere but the show chose taken to highland hospital. they are equipped with a trauma unit. whether or not alcohol played a role? the investigators simply do not know at this particular point. they will run protests and hopefully he will pull through and have the final answer as to what will happen. they will run it-blood tests. >> coming up in my tech report some really cool technology being built into cars. sofa... desk... you know what? why
. the 16-year-old walked away from a group home in wast oakland -- and was *not stopped by staffers. she then turned up days later -- after apparently being kidnapped and assaulted. right now -- one person is behind bars, accused in the crime. j-r stone is live tonight at oakland police headquarters... with the latest. jr? a lot of questions. what it ithe low suspect? >> he is a rap sheet at a multiple charges after having an arraignment this afternoon he is behind bars. let me show you a video of the suspect. 36 rolled gary adktinson.. this girl went missing on tuesday after leaving the fred french youth center and was found on the muni train on thursday they used surveillance to identify him and he is facing fifth and kidnapping with force, kidnapping with force, a food acts on a child, three counts of rape, or the victim was incapable of work giving consent because of for developmental. >> this is by far, one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career. >> tonight, the girl is doing much better. she is with family members. as for the suspect he will be in court today, tomorr
february 6th. >> after years of legal wrangling in oakland >> i just love with the number as in he is an attorney representing the more than 100 citizen suits should be loosened the oakland police apartment 2000 accusing officers known as the writers for making false arrest and planting phony evidence. the lawsuit started all this. burris says he's pleased with the judge's acceptance of the compliance director. he says this allows the federal judge to have more control over the police department. the compliance director will have the power to demote or fire the police chief. this person also said an action plan for carrying out several reforms including the reduction of incidents of unnecessary force and racial profiling, and improving investigations of citizen complaints. attorney john burris says the difference between federal receivership and compliance director is that a receiver could hire and fire anyone. in this case the compliance director's powers to impose discipline is the and limited to the command staff of the police department. the compliance the bart directors also c
with a deadly weapon. >> a shoooting near lake merritt in oakland left four people injured. the shooting happeend just after 10 p-m last night after an arguement between two groups of people went from bad to worse. members of one of the groups went back to the area and opened fire. three people were hit. and a 60-year-old man walking to a store two blocks away was also hit. all four are expected to recover. police are trying to confirm what sparked the dispute. >> jason dejesus and chanelle troedson were arrested in jose....after they lured a repairman to their home where they beat and held him against his will for several hours, the repairman was able to escape his captors when the two suspects stopped for gas and snacks at a gas station. the victim ran to a nearby home where he called police. both suspects are being charged with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and conspiracy. >>jacqueline: the rain has come to one and we're still feeling the effects of the storm. nearly two hours with low visibility of delays and delays also possible because of the morning f
in to san francisco from oakland on to the bay bridge speeds under 25 m.p.h. and not that bad getting to the east bay from san francisco. the golden gate pretty smooth in both directions of a trouble spot on interstate 80 near berkeley. speeds less than 25 m.p.h. in both directions. in some areas act interstate-80 here berkeley will continue to track the evening commute. people driving slower that is a good thing but it is creating congestion on many bay area roads. >> coming up, and the rain there is one simple thing drivers can do to become more visible. in the next edition of people behaving badly the rain and wind caused lots of flooding and damage... our kron =-4 viewers out capturing some of the their pictures with us. like this one...highways flooded. this is where highways 121 and 12 come together...just south of you can barely see a car that looks like it tried to make it and got stuck. next we have a stream that normally flows under this pedestrian bridge...now it's charging over and around the not golfing weather. and here we see highway 87 in san jose...looks more like
bennet has more from the kron-4 weather center. >>jacqueline: not that bad, oakland airport moving up decent. however, other areas of the united states airports are risks. seen in delays. mostly decent conditions and the rainfall to the south and to the east. through the sierras, it is winding down we are going to see clear conditions, overnight. that will lead to cooler temperatures. 30's and 40's 49 degrees in santa rosa. 51 degrees and san jose. here is what we expect for the next couple of days off. some frost out there tomorrow fans will bring sunshine with chilly and the rain is set to return on friday. time it out on futurecast, in just a bit. >> a quick check on bay area bridges. the golden gate is looking decent. the bay bridge a little bit slower however, andthe san mateo bridge also both and each direction. traffic conditions throughout tonight's newscast. >> our team coverage starts tonight with kron-4's j-r stone. he's live in marin county. with an update on the conditions there. >> reporter: i drove around the north bay and its was wet. i could barely see how we 1 0 1 a
mainly concentrated north of the golden gate. we could catch some near san francisco and oakland but the south bay should stay dry overnight wednesday the rainfall totals increasing in intensity with moderate rainfall is streaked across the north bay north by 5:00, that is the cool front south of the golden gate by 6:00 p.m. and did notice it is going to dissipate. and by 9:00 p.m., we of heavy rainfall and skirting the san mateo coast line with showers, lingering for the late morning hours. munich, dry conditions. as for our weather headlines, made the -- dry conditions mainly. for most of the bay area, the rainfall totals are not going to be as impressive as what we saw the weekend. 1.5 in. in the north bay perhaps that is a bit much probably 1 in.. one quarter of one expected with the wind not also that strong compared to what we saw this weekend. gusting at 30 m.p.h. with your extended forecast, a we care system as the go for the workweek drier conditions are expected. a weaker system--gabe slate tech report >> shopping a run the holidays should be a fun activity if your out
of rainfall with even more new the coast. shores could continue for the weekend. >> the oakland a's make a major change sports, coming up at 5:30 with jason. >> the gun control increases. the debate which is on. many people are weighing in on our facebook fan page 34% are going to purchase a gun. 9% are recently purchasing one for self-defense. however, there are also some that want portion wanted to possibly get rid of one. we will be right back >>this just in to the kron 4 news room san jose city college is on lockdown. they have recently been reported a man with a gun. they are not taking any chances this is live video. from sky 7 abc seven. this campus is 2300 moore park we will have an update with our news crew leader. san jose city college is on the lockdown after reports of a man on campus with a gun. we will continue to keep you up to date on developments. we will be right back. oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coff
more fragmented rainfall but had the girl for oakland, hayward, fremont. and even fremont. fragmented -- with rainfall near oakland, hayward, fremont. the rainfall headlines will start tomorrow evening in the north bay. nearly 2 in. and that is going to be mainly concentrated with under one-inch in other areas. 1 in. nearer the golden gate. the wind will increase with 45 m.p.h. and the wind advisory could be issued. as for the sierras there is a winter storm for friday, and a saturday night with heavy snowfall saturday and sunday with nearly one- ft. and nearly four-beat of of 7,000 ft.. a look at your extended forecast with wet weather. and gusting winds heavy rainfall will return and again on the sunday afternoon. it looks like we could catch a break for the christmas holiday. and to now come off hosni mubarsome ofr small bomb reports. with squaw valley www.snowbomb.com stay tuned for that. >> cold temperatures in the south-bay they found a layer of frost on their cards will transgendered spoke to some people in san jose were just about everybody was talking about the cold weather.
in hercules. here are those people. they have been identified as president marlene and aide oakland resident both are charged with murder tyler miller, from hercules. and marianne and. these three are charged with accessories. this was thursday, when a motorcyclist found these in the middle of brussels street in san francisco, bound and gagged. both had a substantial injuries and be needed to transported to san francisco general. the male, steven reed died at the hospital. there are still unknown questions weather if they were beaten elsewhere and then it dumped in the streets. police provided new details on this crime. listen. >> it was established a there was an extensive relationships between the victims and the suspects in this case. i cannot give you details about the relationships. and also note maga shots will be able as we have pending identification. it is part of this investigation and the motive for this attack is under investigation. i will not be able to provide details on what led to the attack but what i can say is that the male appeared to have a blunt force trauma and a gun
frost advisor'. oakland, san mateo. and along the coast temperatures to in the afternoon are really not that warm regard 40's for the north bay, 50s and the san francisco, and 50s in the san jose. for the sierras, some of flurries with more snowfall. and if you're planning on making a weekend drive to tire chain laws and take your car. showers expected though we are going to be dealing with that cold. saturday, sunday looks more likely. and also when state, thursday of next week >>catherine: the day that the behind. the day i=phone users have been waiting for has arrived. google has released its "google maps" mobile app for the i=phone. it's a free download in the apple app store. for three months i=phone users have been stuck with apple maps which has been widely considered to be inferior. kron 4 tech reporter gabe slate gives us a look at the new google maps. i downloaded the new google maps application for this iphone 5. i've played a round with it, with the driving, and directions and it is great. it is a must for any iphone user what is interesting is this new version of google
of the heaviest rain located in and around oakland and into the east bay where we see the yellow and red colors. that's where we have significant downpours and hydroplaining a problem on the roads for tonight and even minor flooding. for the south bay things not as bad. the rain has been relatively light so far today. it has picked up from time to time and we'll continue to see the rain through about 8:00 to 9:00. this is where the rain band will exit the bay area before it moves out to the east. live view right now, golden gate bridge and rain is really heavy right now. it is beginning to lighten up just a little bit as the back edge begins to move through. for tonight look for steady rain the next few hours. heavy at times, maybe even a thunderstorm and then off and on showers later this evening. for wednesday tomorrow the showers continue much of the day with clearing expected for the late afternoon hours and then for thursday, finally, dry weather and mostly sunny skies. here's future cast, 7:00 p.m. and the forecast model is putting the tail end of that main rain band i was just showing yo
the court roomin oakland haaziq madyun rd >>pam: tonight. police in pleasant hill are trying to determine who tried to set off a pipe bomb at the elementary school. the bomb was found in the bushes outside the principals office. kron 4's j-r stone is following the story and joins us live from pleasant hill. j.r.? p.m., police let this elementary school in the last hour. they were able to dismantle this pipe bomb earlier. it was found near those windows in the bushes. >> we do not know if it was planted while people or here or while people were not here. but certainly, it was planted with the intent to do damage to the school. >> it is alarming but there are a lot of crazy people out there. >> it looks like it was let but it did not go off. >> this is video from the walnut creek bomb squad. able to cut the pipe bomb in half with nobody hurt. while this was going on and some students were taken in the backfield and specific rooms inside the building school ended early. and not as many students were on campus. this had been there for hall longer? the detective had been there since the last t
but they have different plans we'll donate it to cancer, >> at childrens hospital in oakland >> they also asked that instead of giving them money please donate it to childrens hospital in oakland and to the person who stole the tree >> enjoy the tree, merry christmas in vallejo, stanley roberts kron 4. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e-mail us at 'people behaving badly' at kron- four-dot-com. >> this is sure to cause about reached the utility company, pg&e is taxing safety upgrades after the san bruno gas pipe explosion. on to bay area customers. the latest air jordan already people are lining up. these stories, coming up. >>jacqueline: big stories. those cold temperatures are gone but the rainfall is on its way. we will have details on when it could get to your neighborhood, coming up. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight, california's utility regulators have decided to allow p-g&e to share the cost of pipeline upgrades with you. their customers. the utility company was ordered to improve the safety of its natural gas the
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